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The George Towner
Event co-chair Elizabeth Kaufman Blalack with Severina Mladenova
The 6th Annual Heroes Curing Childhood Cancer gala took place at the Four Season Hotel Feb. 22. More than 400 guests gathered to hep raise funds for pediatric cancer patient care and research at Children's National Medical Center.
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Sibley, Children's join to make another push for pediatric radiation oncology program
Sibley Memorial Hospital is making another bid to offer proton radiation therapy to pediatric cancer patients - this time with Children's National Memorial Center as a partner.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Making a bald statement
Ethan O'Rourke, 10, of McHenry, reacts as he has his head shaved Thursday while participating in the McHenry Community Shave for St. Baldrick's Day in McHenry.
PowerStone Property Management Starts 2014 By Adding Seven New Accounts
"This is a very significant addition to our client roster and makes for a great start to 2014, says CEO Rene' Decker.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Beaver campus students dance in Penn State's THON
Penn State students danced for 46 hours to raise money for pediatric cancer; the dancers included 24 who traveled from Penn State Beaver in Centre to the main campus to raise a record-breaking $15,403.38 for THON.
Mississippi Business Journal
Harper pleased with Senate passage of his bill
JACKSON - Rep. Gregg Harper is praising U.S. Senate passage of a bill to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions and to go on record in support of devoting $126 million over the coming decade for additional research into pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders.
Lake County News-Sun
St. Baldrick's has cancer in the crosshairs
With a hint of spring in the air, good sports of all ages had their locks shorn off in Ingleside Sunday afternoon in an effort that brought in more than $20,000 for pediatric cancer research.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
University of Dubuque Students Shave for Cancer Awareness
Some students at the University of Dubuque shaved their heads Tuesday night. All to benefit the fight against pediatric cancer.
Funding for Nebraska property tax credit advances
New funding for Nebraska property tax relief, water projects and state park renovations won initial approval Tuesday from state lawmakers.
Cure for Deadly Virus?Drug co. refuses charity offer to fund boy's treatment
A pediatric cancer charity is offering to pay for 7-year-old cancer survivor Josh Hardy to receive lifesaving medication that could cure him of a potentially deadly virus.
National Public Radio
Senate Sends Obama Childhood Cancer Research Bill
The Senate has passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Island Packet
St. Baldrick's head-shaving fundraiser is March 15
The third annual St. Baldrick's head-shaving fundraiser for pediatric cancer research will be from 2 to 4 p.m. March 15 at Mellow Mushroom of Hilton Head Island.
Girl And Doll Donate Hair To Pediatric Cancer Patients Because She...
Three-year-old Emily James cuts off 7 inches of hair, along with her doll, "Dolly," to donate to pediatric cancer patients.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Grimes suggests McConnell doesn't support cancer funding bill
Alison Lundergan Grimes opened a new line of attack on U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday, suggesting that he does not support legislation that would redirect money that helps pay for party conventions and presidential campaigns to pay for research into pediatric cancer, autism and other diseases.
'36 Rabbis Shave For The Brave' To Fight Childhood Cancer
It's called "36 Rabbis Shave for the Brave," but now more than 60 rabbis have vowed to shave their heads at this year's Central Conference of American Rabbis Convention.
Students Participate in Mini-Thon
We've all seen the success that Penn state's 'Thon' has had to raise money in the fight against pediatric cancer, so one school district held its own 'mini-thon' in Schuylkill County.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Young cancer patients have their own Be The Match Walk Run
Pediatric cancer patients at All Children's Hospital walked down the hallways of the hospital Thursday to celebrate a bone marrow registry and their marrow donors, doctors and nurses.
Empire State apples helping fight cancer
New York regional retailers are participating in the promotion, in which the Fishers-based New York Apple Association plans to donate $25,000 to support pediatric cancer research in the state.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Sign The Petition to Make Childhood Cancer Research a National Priority
THON 2014 may be over, but there are still plenty of opportunities for Penn State students to help in the fight against pediatric cancer.
$881,000 Raised for St. Jude's Kids in Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament
The following news release was submitted for publication on behalf of the Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament: The 4th Annual Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament wrapped up this Sunday at an Awards Ceremony at Classic Club, following a successful weekend of events in the desert that raised $881,000 for St. Jude Children's Research HospitalAŽ - one ... (more)